Panasonic archive

  • Win a Panasonic RF-31 Wet & Dry Shaver for Fathers’ Day
    Gadgets

    Win a Panasonic RF-31 Wet & Dry Shaver for Fathers’ Day

    By 8 June 2011

    Cufflinks, socks, a new wallet... uninspired, dull and definitely not the sort of gifts you’re crying out for. So with Fathers’ Day just around the corner (Sunday 19 June), it’s time to drop a large hint if you want a gift that will actually make...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS37 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS37 review

    By 2 June 2011

    Looking for a reliable pocket camera for the holidays? Along with the Lumix DMC-FS35, the Panasonic FS37 we have here upgrades last year’s FS33, upping the stills resolution from 14 to 16 megapixels, spread across a 1/2.33-inch CCD sensor. Though the...

  • Panasonic DMR-BWT700   review
    Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    Panasonic DMR-BWT700 review

    By 31 May 2011

    Panasonic’s latest brainy box has so many functions we’re not quite sure what to call it. Back in the 1980s my Dad refused to buy a new TV, a VHS recorder, computer or any games systems, believing that there would soon be one device for the lounge...

  • Panasonic CF-31 toughens up with Sandy Bridge tweak
    Laptops

    Panasonic CF-31 toughens up with Sandy Bridge tweak

    By 25 May 2011

    If you're the kind of chap whose work location is more likely to be a little bit more extreme than a corner cubicle on the 17th floor, and need a notebook PC that can survive the elements and a bit of a bashing then you may want to take a look at the...

  • Panasonic DMP-BDT210   review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic DMP-BDT210 review

    By 19 May 2011

    After the online content hubs of last year, is the next big thing in Blu-ray players iPhone control? It seems a bit harsh on the squillions of Android phone owners, but Panasonic has fitted its latest high-end 3D Blu-ray deck with an iPhone app as well...

  • Panasonic Viera Remote iPhone and iPad app revamped and relaunched
    Home Cinema

    Panasonic Viera Remote iPhone and iPad app revamped and relaunched

    By 16 May 2011

    Panasonic has announced that its Viera Remote app for iDevices has had a spring clean, and now offers more features and is more compatible with the cloud based Viera Connect service. The app, which controls your Viera TV plasma models (VT30 Series, GT30...

  • Panasonic Lumix G3: new sensor, Full HD video, more compact
    Cameras

    Panasonic Lumix G3: new sensor, Full HD video, more compact

    By 12 May 2011

    The latest Micro Four Thirds camera to touch down is the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3, which effectively supplants the G2 launched around this time last year. It continues to push Panasonic’s portfolio of compact system cameras, making some key changes to...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3 review

    By 12 May 2011

    Available in black, red and white in the UK (and “chocolate” in Europe), this new DSLR-styled, mid-range Micro Four Thirds compact system camera (CSC) slots between last year’s DMC-G2 - which drops down to become the entry-level model in the Lumix...

  • Panasonic DMR-BWT800 and DMR-BWT700 take the 3D plunge
    Home Cinema

    Panasonic DMR-BWT800 and DMR-BWT700 take the 3D plunge

    By 4 May 2011

    Not sure whether to get a a Blu-ray player, a Freeview HD recorder or a HDD recorder? Then why not get all three in one with the latest home cinema set ups from Panasonic - the 3D ready DMR-BWT800 or DMR-BWT700. Both machines feature twin tuners, so you...

  • Panasonic DMP-BDT110   review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Panasonic DMP-BDT110 review

    By 4 May 2011

    Created to partner screens in the brand’s three separate line-ups of 3D plasmas (VT30, GT30 and ST30) and sole range of 3D LED-backlit LCD TVs (DT30), this player is the most affordable of a trio of 3D decks in Panasonic’s 2011 range - the others...

  • Panasonic TX-50GT30   review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic TX-50GT30 review

    By 26 April 2011

    Twelve months ago the ins and outs of 3DTVs were a mystery to us all as a plethora of high-priced LED TVs were thrown our way, but now we know the truth; if you want convincing 3D in your living room, choose a plasma. Panasonic, the only brand to offer...

  • Panasonic DMP-BD75   review
    Home Cinema 3 out of 5

    Panasonic DMP-BD75 review

    By 21 April 2011

    Always a purveyor of high-end rather than budget Blu-ray decks, it's no surprise that the majority of Panasonic’s 2011 output is 3D-ready. 3D support is handled by Panasonic’s DMP-BDT310, DMP-BDT210 and DMP-BDT110 decks, and while this DMP-BD75 model...

  • Top alternatives to Flip Video
    Cameras

    Top alternatives to Flip Video

    By 12 April 2011

    Cisco has shocked the tech world by announcing that it is to kill off its famous Flip Video brand, closing down the business and ceasing production of all models. It's a bit of a shocker, as Flip seemed to be one of the dominant brands when it comes to...

  • Panasonic DMP-B200 review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Panasonic DMP-B200 review

    By 12 April 2011

    Panasonic is currently the only manufacturer to offer a portable Blu-ray player in the UK, and its latest model comes in the form of the DMP-B200, a logically named successor to the B100. Despite being a portable device, the DMP-200 felt fairly hefty...

  • Panasonic HDC-SD90 review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic HDC-SD90 review

    By 17 March 2011

    We've seen a few 3D-capable camcorders making their debuts recently, including JVC's GS-TD1 and GZ-HM960 and Panasonic's HDC-SDT750. The HDC-SD90 is Panasonic's entry-level 3D-flavoured compact camcorder, although you'll need to kit yourself out with...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3   review
    Cameras 4 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT3 review

    By 15 March 2011

    How many of us who take photographs on a regular basis can deny that, at one point or another, our camera hasn’t inadvertently taken a tumble from our grasp or camera bag? To avoid that heart-in-mouth moment, and for added peace of mind, there’s the...

  • Win a Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2
    Cameras

    Win a Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

    By 8 March 2011

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Panasonic, to bring you the chance of winning a brand new Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2. With a 16-megapixel Live MOS sensor that offers high resolution stills at 3:2, 4:3 or 16:9, the GH2 also impresses with a lightning fast...

  • What is a pancake lens?
    Cameras

    What is a pancake lens?

    By 8 March 2011

    Today is Pancake Day. Whether you're going to spend your evening flipping bits of fried batter or not is neither here nor there because the kinds of pancakes we're interested in on Pocket-lint are ones you can strap to the front of your camera - pancake...

  • Your old TiVo is dying: Here’s what to replace it with
    Home Cinema

    Your old TiVo is dying: Here’s what to replace it with

    By 8 March 2011

    It’s got fans across the globe, but the programme guide feed that powers the older generation of TiVo boxes in the UK will officially cease on 1 June this year. Originally sold to BSkyB customers at the turn of the century, the clever PVR capable of...

  • Panasonic releases Lumix GF2 "A City Exposed" galleries
    Cameras

    Panasonic releases Lumix GF2 "A City Exposed" galleries

    By 7 March 2011

    Panasonic has released images of a commission, it gave to photographer Will Cooper Mitchell, called "A City Exposed"; using the Panasonic Lumix GF2 Mr Mitchell produced five urban-themed galleries. The "A City Exposed" campaign showcases the five galleries...

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20   review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20 review

    By 4 March 2011

    The Panasonic DMC-TZ20 offers a host of features: a 16x optical zoom, 1080i movie, built-in GPS, a 3-inch touchscreen LCD and even a 3D mode. But just how well does this update of the successful TZ10 perform? The Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ20 (or ZS10 as it's...

  • Panasonic junks Jungle handheld games console
    Gaming

    Panasonic junks Jungle handheld games console

    By 1 March 2011

    As we suspected back in October last year, Panasonic has ditched plans to launch its own MMO handheld gaming console, the Jungle. "Panasonic decided to suspend further development due to changes in the market and in our own strategic direction," the company...

  • Panasonic HDC-SD900  review
    Cameras 4.5 out of 5

    Panasonic HDC-SD900 review

    By 25 February 2011

    Panasonic has slashed the entry price of DIY 3D by expanding its range of 3D compatible camcorders and making the conversion lens an optional £280 accessory. You can now step up to 3D via the £899 HDC-SD900, the most affordable new member of the brand’s...

  • Panasonic VW-CLT1 3D camcorder lens hands-on
    Cameras

    Panasonic VW-CLT1 3D camcorder lens hands-on

    By 16 February 2011

    Panasonic debuted its VW-CLT1 3D camcorder lens in 2010, but it's now available to buy separately and can be used with a selection of models from the brand's new product lineup. We managed to get some hands-on time with the new lens at Panasonic's 2011...

  • Panasonic HX-WA10 hands-on
    Cameras

    Panasonic HX-WA10 hands-on

    By 16 February 2011

    Panasonic has just announced its HX-WA10 "dual camera" and we managed to track it down at Panasonic's 2011 convention. As a late addition to the lineup, the WA10 model on show was only a prototype, so while we can tell you all about the look and feel...